Final Cut Pro X: Efficient Editing
Smart, quick, and effective video editing with FCP X 10.4.10
This book is a comprehensive best practice guide for all editors. You’ll not only learn how to use the features but also find out which ones are the most important and when you should use them. With the help of practical examples, the book will show you how typical footage can be assembled, trimmed, colored, and finessed to produce a finished edit, exploring a variety of techniques.
As you progress through the book, you’ll follow a standard editing workflow to get the feel of working on real-world projects and answer self-assessment questions to make sure that you’re on track.
By the end of the book, you’ll be well versed in the key features of this app and have all the tools you need to create impressive edits.
Part 1: Importing and Organizing
Part 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
Part 3: Finishing and Exporting
Published by Packt Publishing.Read the first chapter for freeBuy the Book on Amazon now
About the Author
Iain Anderson is a trainer and freelance editor based in Brisbane, Australia. Among other things, Iain is an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro X, a lead trainer for macProVideo, a tutorial creator for CoreMelt, a videographer, an editor, an animator, a writer, a designer, and occasionally a coder of Apple Watch and iPad apps. In the past he’s created animations and live videos for Microsoft, virtual islands in Second Life for government, and screensavers for fun.More about Iain Anderson
Other ways to learn FCP X
Books are great, but that doesn’t mean video training can’t also be great. Iain has created many video courses at macProVideo.com that are available on a subscription or as an outright purchase. If you’d prefer to learn interactively, Iain is also available for in-person or remote training sessions through Training Brisbane.
If you’re still stuck, there are also many other excellent video training courses, free videos on YouTube, helpful groups on Facebook, and friendly people on Twitter too.